FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

October 14, 2009

CONTACT: 
Denise Lamott, 415.381.8793, Denise@DeniseLamottPR.com


YOUTH SPEAKS' ANNUAL LIVING WORD FESTIVAL COMES TO GLIDE
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18
 
Living Water: Youth Speak to Spirit Features Youth Poets
Performing Works About Faith, its Conflict and Complexities


SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Youth Speaks’ The Living Word Festival concludes with Living Water: Youth Speak to Spirit on October 18 at Glide Memorial United Methodist Church sanctuary in San Francisco. Living Water is a sampling of Youth Speaks poets performing works about their faith, and its conflicts and complexities. Young writers from all backgrounds explore their relationship to the divine through poetry. This event is co-hosted by Denizen Kane and Brandon Santiago and will include performances by the Glide Teen Choir and Jaz Sawyer and remarks by Glide’s Founding President Janice Mirikitani and Minister of Liberation Reverend Cecil Williams.


Youth Speaks 8th Annual Living Word Festival, in San Francisco and Oakland; October 8-18, 2009 is an annual gathering of artists, educators, presenters and performers. Centered on literary performances and education, the Festival has grown into a massive celebration featuring performance works, live music, and a host of outreach activities that include workshops, youth town halls, educational activities, and more.


WHEN

Sunday, October 18, 2pm


WHERE

Glide Memorial Church Sanctuary, 330 Ellis Street @ Taylor


WHO

Youth Speaks poets performing works about their faith, and its conflicts and complexities. Co-hosted by Denizen Kane and Brandon Santiago and will include performances by the Glide Teen Choir and Jaz Sawyer and remarks by Glide’s Founding President Janice Mirikitani and Minister of Liberation Reverend Cecil Williams.


TICKETS

This event is free and open to the public


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